Addiction

April 25th, 2018 A study finds that people who use medical marijuana have higher rates of medical and non-medical prescription drug use – including pain relievers. Rather than being at lower risk, people who use medical marijuana may be at higher risk for...

February 28th, 2018 SA Health minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi wants an outright ban on vaping, falsely conflating it with smoking tobacco, and equally falsely attributing its rise to tobacco companies, writes columnist Ivo Vegter in the Daily Maverick. A vibrant...

January 31st, 2018 Smoking just one cigarette a day carries a much higher risk of developing coronary heart disease and stroke than expected – about half the risk of smoking 20 per day – concludes a University College London (UCL)-led review of the evidence....

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